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Key dates, guidelines and application forms for all open grants offered by the Cancer Institute NSW's Competitive Grants Program.

Applications for grants offered by the Cancer Institute NSW are sought from all NSW based universities, cancer services, hospitals, Local Health Districts and other relevant agencies.

Applicants are requested to carefully consider the objectives, eligibility and selection criteria detailed in the Guidelines for each grant type to ensure they are applying for the most appropriate funding. If an applicant is unsure or would like to clarify any points please contact the grants team.

More information about the grants application process can be found on the Applying for grants page on this website.

NB: The Research Leader Program has been discontinued.

Evidence to Practice Grants 2014/15
Expression of Interest Round 2

Expression of Interest opens: 22 August 2014
Expression of Interest closes: 22 September 2014
Notification to applicants: 15 October 2014

The aim of the Evidence to Practice Grants is to provide funding to organisations working in cancer control to undertake projects that embed evaluated research into practice or generate evidence to fill an existing gap. The focus of the grants is service-centred initiatives and not research proposals.

Nominated projects for this round must focus on developing a sustainable and economically viable model for direct access colonoscopy services following a National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) positive faecal occult blood test (FOBT) with a key performance indicator being improved waiting times (5 grants are available, up to $90,000 per grant, to a total value of $450,000 excluding GST). 

For more information, please see the guidelines, or email innovation@cancerinstitute.org.au.

 

Translational Program Grants (TPG)
Expression of Interest

Expression of Interest opens: 20 August 2014
Expression of Interest closes: 3 October 2014
Full application closes: 12 December 2014
Expected funding commences: 1 April 2015 or 1 October 2015

The Cancer Institute NSW Translational Program Grants are focussed on supporting a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer research that will rapidly translate research discoveries into clinical programs or policy (max: $750,000 p.a. x 5 years).

The Translational Program Grants are a two stage process for 2014:

  1. The Expression of Interest closes on the 3rd of October 2014 at 5pm.
  2. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit a full application. Full applications must be submitted to the Cancer Institute NSW by 12 December 2014 at 5pm.

 

Research Equipment Grants (REG) - CLOSED

Opens: 19 March 2014
Closes: 16 April 2014
Expected funding commences: 30 June 2014

Research Equipment Grants are directed to providing substantial funding for key research platforms, core equipment and capacities to enhance the cancer research effort in NSW. These grants will support capability development and greater levels of collaboration across the cancer research sector. Research Equipment Grants are open to members of Translational Cancer Research Centres and Units. (max:  $500,000). 

 

Expressions of Interest (EOI): Evidence to Practice Grants 2014/15 - CLOSED

Opens: 10 FEB 2014
Closes: 5PM, 21 MAR 2014
Notification to Applicants: 30 MAY 2014

The aim of the Evidence to Practice Grants is to provide funding to organisations working in cancer control to undertake projects that embed evaluated research into practice or generate evidence to fill an existing gap.

There are five types of Evidence to Practice Grants for 2014/15, within specific priority areas:
- Bowel Cancer Screening: Colonoscopy Services Improvement
- Screening: Breast and/or Cervical
- Skin Cancer Prevention
- System Performance and Innovation
- Tobacco Control

 

Early Career Fellowships (ECF) - CLOSED

Opens: 13 Jan 2014
Closes: 30 May 2014
Funding commences: 1 Jan 2015

3 year full time Fellowships to provide salary and project support to encourage the very best researchers (up to five years post doc) to choose cancer research as their career and to continue independent research that is nationally and internationally competitive (max: $200,000 p.a. x 3 years).

 

Career Development Fellowships (CDF) - CLOSED

Opens: 13 Jan 2014
Closes: 30 May 2014
Funding commences: 1 Jan 2015

3 year full time Fellowships to provide salary and project support to encourage the very best researchers to continue independent cancer research that is nationally and internationally competitive (max: $200,000 p.a. x 3 years).

 

Future Research Leader Fellowships (FRL) - CLOSED

Opens: 13 Jan 2014
Closes: 30 May 2014
Funding commences: 1 Jan 2015

5 year full time Fellowships to provide salary and project support to encourage high calibre interstate and international emerging researchers to establish a substantial program of research at a NSW institution. Open to members of Translational Cancer Research Centres and Units (max: $250,000 p.a. x 5 years).

 

Important note

The Translational Cancer Research Centre (TCRC) program incorporates a number of Cancer Institute NSW grant schemes which will no longer be on offer outside this program, including, professional development and training for research and clinical staff such as research scholars, clinical fellowships, research innovation grants, travel and education scholarships, networking and outreach activities and research activities.

In addition, from July 1, 2011 applications for several Cancer Institute NSW grant schemes will only be accepted from funded TCRCs with consortia members as first named applicants including Research Equipment, Research Infrastructure, Future Research Leader and Translational Program Grants.

 

Enquiries

Grants Team

Tel: 8374 3530 or
8374 5644
Fax: 8374 5778

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